A request group of senior cops testing the claimed extrajudicial killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud has discovered that the Waziristan local was killed in a “phony experience” which was “arranged” by SSP Malir Rao Anwar on January 13, very much put sources said on Saturday
The abnormal state request board likewise deduced in its underlying report submitted to the Sindh police that the perished 27-year-old man had no activist propensities.
Amid its two-day test, which incorporated a visit to the site of the claimed ‘experience’, the board of trustees found no indication of a trade of gunfire, driving the request group to proclaim Naseemullah, also called Naqeebullah, an optimistic man who had no history of militancy or criminal action.
The board of trustees, headed by Additional IGP Sindh Counter-Terrorism Department Dr Sanaullah Abbasi and including DIG East Sultan Ali Khowaja and DIG South Azad Khan, was framed on Thursday to examine the veracity of the police ‘experience’ in which four suspects were killed not long ago.
On the board’s proposal, SSP Anwar was prior in the day expelled from his post as the senior director of police Malir.
Sources acquainted with preparatory discoveries of the request disclosed to Dawn that the board of trustees individuals amid the test went by the site of the ‘experience’ in Shah Latif Town off National Highway where they recorded proclamations of about six policemen, including SHO Shah Latif Town Amanullah Marwat, who had partaken in the asserted shootout.
The SHO told the test group that the police party had done a focused on assault in the zone following up on a tip-off from a knowledge organization. The request board found that where the indicated experience occurred was a surrendered poultry cultivate, sources said.
SHO Marwat guaranteed that they had gone under assault from suspected aggressors when they surrounded their alcove and four suspects were slaughtered in the following trade of flame, including one speculate who was later recognized as Naseemullah nom de plume Naqeebullah Mehsud.
After an exhaustive examination of the poultry cultivate, the request group was of the considered view that the experience was “phony” and “organized”, the sources told Dawn.
The advisory group found no indications of gunfire which would have originated from inside the poultry cultivate amid the ‘experience’. Moreover, there were diverse terminating marks in a room and on dividers of the poultry cultivate, which the colleagues announced as “post-episode and manufactured”, the sources included.
The request group did not discover any bit of proof demonstrating that the police party went under assault from inside the poultry shed.
No militancy inclination
In the wake of setting up that it was a ‘phony experience’, the test body likewise endeavored to gather data about the expired man.
The sources said that the board of trustees individuals were of the view that Naqeebullah did not have any inclination of militancy as obvious from his profile and web-based social networking posts.
They proposed that the perished appeared to carry on with a cheerful family existence with objectives for their future in his psyche.
Visit to jail
As indicated by sources, the request group amid its examination likewise went to Central Prison Karachi to find out a claim SSP Anwar had put forth in his expression before the board: that Naqeebullah was needed in a criminal case held up at Sachal police headquarters in 2014.
The now-suspended cop had likewise told the test group that Naqeebullah had remained a nearby helper of one Qari Ehsan, who was by and by restricted in the jail.
The advisory group individuals met Ehsan in the jail and indicated him distinctive photographs of Naqeebullah; in any case, he (Ehsan) revealed to them that the perished was not his associate.
The board of trustees will present its convincing discoveries in five days.
Guiltless or a fear based oppressor?
Naqeebullah, who hailed from South Waziristan, was among the four suspects murdered in an ‘experience’ with a police group headed by SSP Anwar in the Usman Khaskheli Goth on the edges of the city a week ago.
Anwar has adhered to the claim that the perished was a Tehreek-I-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) activist however up until now, no confirmation has developed.
An announcement supposedly issued by a representative of TTP’s South Waziristan part, in any case, had named Anwar’s claim as “ridiculous”, elucidating that Naqeebullah had no connections with the prohibited aggressor furnish.
Naqeebullah’s family additionally questioned the SSP’s claim, saying that the 27-year-old had no connections with any aggressor association.
Naqeebullah — whose name is given as Naseemullah on his national character card — was a shop proprietor partial to demonstrating, a relative of the perished had before told Dawn.
Sindh Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal and PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari had paid heed to his demise on Thursday following a mayhem via web-based networking media over the asserted organized ‘experience’.
The following day, the Supreme Court of Pakistan likewise took suo motu notice of the occurrence. The Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has requested that the Sindh IGP present a provide details regarding the issue inside seven days.
The ‘experience authority’
Rao Anwar, called the ‘experience authority’ by a few, is known for doing ‘experiences’ of questionable nature against outlaws and has asserted in the past to have executed aggressors having a place with different fear monger associations and the then-Mohajir Qaumi Movement activists amid his strikes.
The larger part of such cases stayed unchallenged, aside from the few where the groups of those shot dead moved the court.